Phlebotomy Technician*

Health Care Career Training

Due prior to registration: Prerequisites: Candidates must obtain a reading score of 9 on the Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE) or the Core Academic Skills Assessment (CASA). High school diploma or high school equivalency diploma/HSED. A physical exam, results from a Basic 5 Panel urine drug screening and a PPD test must be completed within three months of the first day of class and this documentation must be provided prior to registration. Documentation of immunizations and Hepatitis B series documentation must also be provided prior to registration.

Due on first day of class: A completed criminal background check is the financial responsibility of the student and proof must be provided within 30 days of the first day of class. Students will be provided with more information and will initiate their background check at orientation/first day of class. Proof of adequate health insurance is required on the first day of class and must be maintained throughout the clinical/internship.

Note: *Students failing to provide a clear criminal background check and proof of insurance documentation will not be eligible for the clinical/internship portion of the program.

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**Students will be required to draw, and be drawn on, a minimum number of sticks during the program in order to meet the requirements to sit for the Phlebotomy NHA exam.

The phlebotomist is responsible for obtaining blood samples from patients for the purpose of laboratory analysis. The phlebotomist is skilled in blood collection techniques and handling, transporting and processing blood specimens. Learning experiences will include laboratory practice on artificial arms and extensive clinical experience at area medical facilities. Students successfully completing all classroom and clinical requirements will be eligible to sit for the National Healthcareer Association certification examination. The cost of this exam is included in the program.

College Pathways: Upon successful completion and credential attainment, you may be eligible for up to 3 college credits toward an Atlantic Cape degree.

PHLB-136 (132 Hours)
Fee: $1,899 (Tuition $1,504, Materials $395)

  • Section AW02-Worthington Atlantic City
    Campus Lecture: Wednesdays and Thursdays, 6-9 p.m.
    Clinical: Monday-Friday, early daytime hours
    Beginning February 21, 2019 (Ending July 21, 2019)

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